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Learning Resource Type

Classroom Resource

I Can Do a Lot to Keep My Teeth Healthy: Brush My Teeth

Subject Area

Health Education


K, 1, 2


Children will learn about the type of toothbrush to use for brushing teeth, how to recognize an old toothbrush, the best times for brushing their teeth, and whether it is okay to share a toothbrush. Children will receive instructions on how to brush their teeth and a demonstration of proper toothbrushing techniques, and, after that, the class will brush their teeth together.

    Health Education (2019) Grade(s): KG


    Explain why healthy behaviors such as brushing teeth and getting adequate sleep are important.

    Health Education (2019) Grade(s): KG


    Define a goal and identify several potential age- appropriate, short-term health goals.

    Health Education (2019) Grade(s): 1


    Explain rationale for not sharing hygiene products.

    Health Education (2019) Grade(s): 2


    Describe behaviors that enhance physical and mental health.

    Link to Resource

    CR Resource Type

    Lesson/Unit Plan

    Resource Provider

    National Maternal and Child Oral Health Resource Center

    License Type